international hero, a seven-time tour de france, winner, the babe ruth, mohammad ali, the usain bolt of his sport. not to mention a public face in the fight against cancer. yet in his confessional last night with oprah, he confessed only what was obvious to anyone who wanted to see it, that he doped throughout his cycling career. but armstrong did not admit to cheating, denied he was a doping ringleader, didn't admit to bullying and worst of all, seemed emotionally incapable of sympathy for ts people whose lives he ruined and money he took when they tried to do nothing more than tell the truth about what he had done. joining me is "the daily beast's" buzz bissinger and sports editor for "the nation" dave zirin. buzz, i have to bring it up, in august of 2012, just five months ago, you wrote a cover story for "newsweek" entitled "i still believe in lance armstrong," and yet last night armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey began with a series of yes, and no questions. >> did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance?